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Blakeley
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Scott
Township Blakeley Township
Elevation
745 ft (227 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56011
Area code(s) 952 and 507
GNIS feature ID 640253

Blakeley is an unincorporated community in Blakeley Township, Scott County, Minnesota, United States, along the Minnesota River. The community is located west-southwest of Belle Plaine near the junction of Scott County Roads 1, 6, and 60.

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 94
U.S. Decennial Census

Geography

Nearby places include Belle Plaine, Henderson, Green Isle, and Blakeley Bluffs Regional Park Reserve. U.S. Highway 169 is also in the immediate area.

History

Blakeley was laid out in 1867. It was named for Russell Blakely, a Minnesota businessperson in transportation. A post office was established in Blakeley in 1868, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1966.

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